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A Closer Look – Ward 8

A Closer Look - Ward 8

Jacob Goodwin, Multimedia Reporter

February 28, 2020

What's up with the borders of Ward 8 in Burlington? Here's an interview with Cynic news reporter Lilly Page about her article on the subject.

“A gerrymandered student ward.” How Burlington’s Ward 8 got its shape

Left: a map of the wards the city of Burlington used from 1993 until 2015. 
Right: The new wards adopted by the city.

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter

February 26, 2020

Five years after the city of Burlington redrew its voting districts, a city councilor who helped make that decision said she’s left with regret. “It felt gross to be a part of it,” said Rachel Siegel, who was a city councilor for Ward 3 at the time. “It was one of the worst experiences of...

The Cynic Reports – Special Voting Edition

The Cynic Reports - Special Voting Edition

Alek Fleury, Managing Editor

February 25, 2020

A gerrymandered student ward and an encouragement to vote.

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